35 years ago today - May 31, 1978

John Sorenson's reconciliation of Book of Mormon archaeology and Mesoamerican cultural geography, "An Ancient American Setting for the Book of Mormon," is rejected for publication by BYU's Religious Studies Center because Elder Mark E. Petersen finds the topic to be "too touchy." The book is Published by F.A.R.M.S. the year following Petersen's death.

[Source: Advent Adam website (defunct) - based on http://amzn.to/originsofpower]


  1. AnonymousMay 31, 2013

    Petersen died Jan.11, 1984.

  2. AnonymousMay 31, 2013

    The book was first published in June 1985.


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